If you aren’t a fan of meat replacements, you can always make the classic beloved burger out of veggies. One of the best veggies to use for that meaty texture and flavor is mushroom. Somehow, someway mushrooms just help us get it right. Just because you aren’t eating meat anymore or are eating less meat doesn’t mean you don’t miss the convenience or tastiness of a burger. Don’t worry, we have the perfect 15 flavorful meatless mushroom burgers for you to try.
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1. French Lentil & Mushroom Burgers
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Looking for a delicious dinner? These French Lentil & Mushroom Burgers by Aria Massoudifar are perfect for when you’re craving that filling and savory burger! Made with cooked lentils and button mushrooms, these burgers are simply delicious!
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3. Raw Portobello and Shallot Burger
These Raw Portobello and Shallot Burgers by Valentina Chiappa are a must-make for any mushroom lover. Portobello mushroom caps and shallots are marinated in a simple sauce of tamari, olive oil, and fresh herbs, then dehydrated until they take on color. They’re paired with a simple mustard avocado cream, fresh sliced apples, and greens.
4. Zucchini Mushroom Veggie Burgers
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These Zucchini Mushroom Veggie Burgers by Kathryn Geyer are the real deal! The zucchini adds juicy moisture and the mushrooms give a hearty bite – these are veggie burgers that will stand up to anything else at a cookout!
5. Mushroom, Beet, and Black Bean Burger
Mushrooms, beets, and black beans. The combination of these three ingredients creates a magnificently meaty burger. Not to mention, mushrooms and roasted beets provide you with that fantastic fifth taste: umami. You’re really going to dig this tasty Mushroom, Beet, and Black Bean Burger by Kayli Dice.
6. Portobello Adobo Burgers
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These delicious, meaty Portobello Adobo Burgers by Zsu Dever are a must-make. What makes this burger an adobo is the marinade, which is a dried pepper purée, spiked with a few seasonings, including cumin, oregano, and garlic. Serve on your favorite burger buns with a side of rice and beans/
7. Black Bean and Mushroom Burgers With Creamy Mustard
Sometimes, to make the best burger, you’ve just got to do it yourself. This is one of them you’ve got to make. Smoky, filling, and oh so satisfying, this Black Bean and Mushroom Burger With Creamy Mustard by Nadine Horn and Jörg Mayer is sure to impress anyone you serve it to, including yourself!
8. Black Bean, Mushroom, and Kalamata Olive Burger
This Black Bean, Mushroom, and Kalamata Olive Burger by Rita Parente and Andre Nogueira contains a patty made with earthy black beans and mushrooms combination is amazing on its own. Add dried figs, kalamata olives, and thyme to the mix and you’ve got a match made in foodie heaven! Garlic and paprika turn what could very well be bland patties into an incredible mediterranean-inspired delight.
9. Pan-Seared Mushroom Burgers With Caramelized Onions and Arugula
These vegan Pan-Seared Mushroom Burgers With Caramelized Onions and Arugula by Ashley Hankins are delicious, easy to make, and require less than an hour to prepare. Not only to mention, they hold up well to cooking, which is essential to a solid veggie burger. You can even make mini versions of these for your next party!
10. Shake Shack Double Stack Copycat: Cashew Cheese Stuffed Portobello Mushroom Burger
This Cashew Cheese Stuffed Portobello Mushroom Burger by Rebekah Waters is the ultimate vegan Portobello mushroom burger – two Portobello mushrooms stuffed with melty cashew cheese, coated in panko breadcrumbs and fried until crispy then sprinkled with rosemary salt. Layered on a toasted burger bun with a spicy cashew mayo, avocado, tomato, lettuce, and pickles if you’re feeling it. Eat with thick-cut, rosemary salt sprinkled, potato or sweet potato chips, extra spicy mayo, and a cold beer for the best vegan burger meal you’ve ever had!
11. Beer Battered Mushroom Burger
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12. Oil-Free Walnut-Lentil Burgers With Portobello Mushroom Buns
These epic Oil-Free Walnut-Lentil Burgers With Portobello Mushroom Buns by Laura Grosch are guaranteed to win you first place at any cookout contest. The hearty walnut patties are made even more substantial by the addition of red lentils and the mixture is flavored with a savory blend of spices and tossed in the oven (or on the grill), cooked to a golden-brown perfection, and then sandwiched between two Portobellos. This burger is definitely at the top of our “things to cook” list this weekend.
13. Pulled Oyster Mushroom Bao Burger
If you’re looking to seriously step up your burger game, these Asian fusion Pulled Oyster Mushroom Bao Burger by Melina Kutelas are definitely worth your time. Steamed bao buns are stuffed with oyster mushrooms marinated in an umami sauce and paired with steamed kale and caramelized onions. No patties because if you have pulled oyster mushrooms what else do you need? Steaming a yeast dough instead of baking it is actually something pretty genius. It just leaves you with the softest and juiciest bread you can imagine — kind of like biting into a cloud.
14. Whisky Portobello Mushroom Burgers
Get your grill ready for these Whisky Portobello Mushroom Burgers by Natalie Tamara! The whisky marinade, full of warm spices, makes these burgers perfect for any time of the year. They’re served alongside some grilled peppers and tucked into seeded rolls with mixed baby leaves, avocado, and a drizzle of light tahini.
15. Grilled Portobello Mushroom Burgers
Meaty Portobello mushroom caps are seasoned with just salt and pepper and then grilled until tender and juicy. They’re served on a bun with sautéed vegetables crisp baby bok choy, broccolini, and red bell peppers, and then served with a creamy, garlicky avocado mayonnaise. These Grilled Portobello Mushroom Burgers by Molly Ashworth will be the star of your cookout, any time!
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Reducing your meat intake and eating more plant-based foods is known to help with chronic inflammation, heart health, mental wellbeing, fitness goals, nutritional needs, allergies, gut health and more! Dairy consumption also has been linked many health problems, including acne, hormonal imbalance, cancer, prostate cancer and has many side effects.
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